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July 29, 2014

Chances Are Pretty Good That’s A Bill Collector Calling

In about one-third of U.S. households, the sound of a phone or doorbell ringing may trigger a desire to duck.  That's because roughly 77 million adults with a credit file have at least one debt in the collection process, according to a study released by the Urban Institute, a research group.


July 17, 2014

Illinois Unemployment Rate Falls Again In June

The state Department of Employment Security says Illinois unemployment dropped in June to 7.1 percent. It was the fourth straight monthly decrease in the state's jobless rate.


June 30, 2014

Court Ruling Is Defeat For Public Sector Unions

The Supreme Court has dealt a blow to public sector unions -- ruling that thousands of home health care workers in Illinois can't be required to pay fees that help cover the union's cost of collective bargaining.


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